jan 132013
Nearby Dwarf Galaxy and Possible Protogalaxy Discovered

  Peering deep into the dim edges of the distorted Pinwheel Galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major (the Great Bear), astronomers at Case Western Reserve University and their colleagues have discovered a faint dwarf galaxy and another possible young dwarf caught before it had a chance to form any stars. The Pinwheel Galaxy. Image Credit & [continue reading]